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Director of Public Health Devon urges residents to look out for each other and keep doing their bit to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as England reaches fourth step of government’s roadmap out of lockdown

“Although the legal restrictions have lifted, our responsibility to members of our family, friends and society has not changed.”

Posted on: 22 July 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Delay to the further lifting of restrictions was inevitable

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a delay to the lifting of restrictions planned for 21 June. Restrictions, with a few exceptions, will now remain in place until 19 July.

Posted on: 14 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Caution is the watchword over the next weeks

Caution is the watchword over the next weeks, warns Devon’s Director of Public Health Devon.

Posted on: 17 May 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Remember, outdoors only this weekend, and social distancing

Social distancing is crucial to reducing transmission of coronavirus, Steve Brown is reminding people ahead of the Easter weekend.

Posted on: 31 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate)

VideoSteve Brown describes the latest situation on coronavirus in Devon

Case numbers are continuing to fall in Devon, but they are still around the same levels now as they were at the beginning of December.

Posted on: 4 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Covid cases in Devon ‘stabilising’

Lockdown is having an affect on cases

Posted on: 25 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon to launch community testing programme

’30 minute’ community testing will help to find those who have COVID-19 but show no symptoms and may inadvertently be spreading the virus

Posted on: 13 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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A difficult year – with hope for the future.

A joint New Year message from Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate) and Dr Rob Dyer, NHS medical director for Devon. It is customary at this time of year to reflect, to look at the last 12-months –aaa

Posted on: 23 December 2020
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate)

VideoCase numbers are rising in some age groups

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, has described the start of a rise in coronavirus cases.

Posted on: 18 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon reactions to today’s tier 2 announcement from the government

The Leader of Devon County Council and Chair of the county’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board, Cllr John Hart said in response to today’s announcement about the new tier structure: “Devon has done well so far in keeping case numbers relativelyaaa

Posted on: 26 November 2020
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